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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Two amazing kids who proved everyone wrong

January 20, 2013 at 21:42

Mama Lewis



May sledding yesterday was partially inspired by these two boys who I wrote about today on the BabyCenter Blog. Being the kind of sappy, sentimental type, their story – orginally written about on this Sport Illustrated Kids Blog – had me blubbering like a baby. Here’s my take on their story: Connor Long refused to believe […]

It doesn’t get much better than this… (VIDEO)

January 19, 2013 at 21:13

Mama Lewis


May the snow bunny

It is the first snow of the season in London. And, snow does crazy things to people. We stole our downstairs neighbors’ sled out of the storage cupboard. Yes, we are criminals. But, we did it for May – so I don’t think anyone will arrest us. Also, we put it back and we live […]

What should I ask the hospital regarding May’s surgery?

January 13, 2013 at 20:14

Mama Lewis


Unrelated (but cute!) photo of May dressed as a fairy for Halloween

Tomorrow, I have a hospital preparation appointment to establish that May is well enough to go on the waiting list for hip surgery. At the meeting, I can ask questions and – since I was blindsided at the last meeting – I now have about 1,000 questions I want to ask, ranging from How will May […]

Why I’m abandoning therapies for cuddles

January 4, 2013 at 21:44

Mama Lewis


More of this! (May at six months old)More of this! (May at six months old)

At some point, towards the end of 2012, I fell into a therapy funk. I stopped doing as much physio at home as I should. I stopped giving May a spoon to hold during her meals. Stopped showing her bright lights in our darkened bathroom while she took her evening bath. It wasn’t conscious. I […]